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Stars acquire 2020 sixth-round draft pick from Panthers for Emil Djuse

The 26-year-old defenseman recorded four goals and 25 assists in 48 games with Dallas' AHL affiliate this season

by Press Release @DallasStars / Dallas Stars Communications

FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has acquired Buffalo's sixth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft from the Florida Panthers in exchange for defenseman Emil Djuse.

Djuse, 26, has recorded 29 points (4-25=29) in 48 games with the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Djuse is tied for 10th among AHL defensemen and leads all Texas skaters with 25 assists, while he ranks third on the Stars and leads team blueliners with 29 points in 2019-20.

The 5-foot-11, 190-pound native of Skelleftea, Sweden was originally undrafted and signed by Dallas as a free agent on April 29, 2019

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